Apple Watch and Notification Issues

So I have had my Apple Watch Series 2 for a few months now, and overall I really love it, except in it's handling of notifications.

My first smart watch was the original Pebble, and I really liked it, and liked how it gave notifications, and that was basically all that I used it for, and it worked well, but I found myself not using as much, because I really didn't need constant notifications.

I have also been a FitBit user for years, but found I didn't like the wrist ones with notifications as well as I liked just the normal FitBit One that I would throw into my pocket (until I washed it).

Jump to now and my Apple Watch, and overall notifications seem less important to me that the functions of the watch. In fact much of the time I don't even notice them, or ignore them.

The one time that Notifications seem to show up all the time is when I am actually using and interacting with the watch, and this is the time when I don't want to see any notifications.

Literally every time I am using Walkmeter to record my walks, I get notificaitions when I am attempting to interact with it, which slows me down, and just annoys me. The same when I am trying to use the Workout App, and I am trying to see how I am doing, and instead I get full screen notifications constantly! And it takes me out of my workout to dismiss the damn notifications when I want to be seeing the info on my workouts!

This to me seems like the opposite behavior of what it should be. When I am interacting with the watch or using a workout app, I only want to see something like the red dot and a specific vibration to notify me that there are notifications, but not to go full screen, because these are times when I am trying to use the watch itself! I would like a do not disturb feature from within workout apps!

Apple needs to do better at this! It annoys me literally every day.
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